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There are two reported cases of the West Nile virus in Sedgwick County. KWCH 12 reports that Via Christi Hospitals has seen two cases.
A hospital spokesperson tells our news partners that only 1 in 10 cases of the virus ever need medical treatment. Symptoms of West Nile include fever, headache, tenderness, and body aches.
Health officials say to avoid exposure to the mosquito-borne illness, you should remove standing water from your property and use a repellent that includes DEET.